The Wedding Dress: The 50 Designs That Changed The Course Of Bridal Fashion is one book you’ll definitely want to take a leaf out of.
Fashion lecturer Eleanor Thompson surveys some of the most inspiring wedding dresses to have been created for fashion icons such as Queen Victoria, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Kate Moss and Kate Middleton. With examples of both elegant and extravagant gowns designed by the most renowned couturiers of our time, including Vera Wang, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood, this tome explains how and why each achieved iconic status. There are lots of beautiful images of each dress, along with painted illustrations revealing the unique features that make each one so special. It’s a must-read for any bride-to-be about to embark on the hunt for her dream dress.
£19.99 in hardback. Published by Prestel. Available to buy from www.amazon.co.uk